Another day, another lawsuit. Sentelic, a Taiwan-based touch controller IC and touchpad make has filed a patent complaint against Apple, Samsung, HTC and Research in Motion (RIM) in the US, accusing the smartphone vendors of having infringed its patents pertaining to touch screen gesture recognition technology, reports “DigiTimes” (

Sentelic has commissioned Touchscreen Gestures LLC to file lawsuits against the respective alleged offenders with the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the article adds. The touch screens adopted by iPhones, iPads, HTC One and HTC Jetstream violated Sentelic’s four patents with regards to touch screen gesture recognitions, the company claims.